Big Lifters!
Foils, Flowforms, Sleds and Inflatables

There is nothing like flying a big, colorful inflated kite. The thrill of just hanging on to it is impossible to describe. The power it generates is exhilarating. And you get a special satisfaction from the care and skill required.

Besides, they can carry all kinds of laundry up the line.

Big kites usually cost big bucks. But not here! We've got surprising values on the best lifters available.

Kites Shown Below:
Pilot Parafoils | SkyForm | SkyForm Minis | BullDog Parafoil | Super Sled
Frequently Asked Questions
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Pilot Parafoil
GKPI SkyForm
Mega Sled
50 sq ft
60 sq ft
75 sq ft
75 sq ft
characteristics and bridle configuration
simple, stable - three bridles - low cost
stable - one bridle - vented - surface = 60 sq ft
strong lift - three bridles - good for heavy wind
powerful - rigid frame - good for stronger winds

Gomberg SkyForms:

The Gomberg SkyForm is guaranteed to be a stable and reliable flowform. Minimal bridles and keels make for easieer tuning. And the open trailing eldge allows flying in stronger winds. A SkyForm doesn't generate as much vertical power as a Pilot, but will certainly get your show airborne with a minimum of fuss.


Choose from one of our stock designs, or click on the diagram links below to colorize your own custom kite. We're now offering four sizes, ranging from large, to very, very large.

SkyForm SkyForm

SkyForm Minis

SkyForms are designed to be big and manageable. But in smaller sizes, you still get a great flying kite and a great show as well.

The SkyForm 15 is 5 x 3 feet for $125. It is a solid flier and fine lifter for tubes under 50 feet, or small cameras.

The SkyForm 30 is 7 x 5 fee for $170. It too flies rock solid and lifts well.

Designed similar to the larger kites, the smaller SkyForms have minimal keels and bridles. They work best with a tail. We suggest the Gomberg Pennant for $40 as a perfect addition for stability and maximum visual affect.

Smaller flowforms will handle stronger winds. When there is too much breeze for the larger inflatables, try a flock of SkyForm 15’s with tails. You’ll be the best – and last show left in the sky!

SkyForm 15

Standard designs are red, yellow, or purple with black keels. They are in stock and ready to ship. Special colors are available but will takea few weeks to produce. Fly on 200 or 300 pound line.

Pilot Parafoils: A serious lifer for any application.

Easy to launch, stable in flight, and reliable in almost any wind -- Pilots are perfect for lofting line art, tails, or supporting other inflated kites. That's why people are calling them the "no-brainer parafoil".

This is a big, steady lifter with large billowing cells that inflate easily. We offer three sizes -- a 50 square foot model, a hefty 90 footer, or the huge 140 square foot kite. No tail or drogue is needed, although you can easily add one for more fun.

Pilot Lifter
Pilot 50 as Lifter

Peter Lynn developed Pilots as "sky anchors" for his big inflatables. They go up easy and stay up in the strongest or lightest winds.

You can use them to help stabilize a larger showpiece, lift line laundry or smaller inflatables, or heft cameras and instruments into the sky.

Be sure to check out our Pilot Kite Turning Information.

  • The Pilot 1 is $275
    about 50 square feet (6.5x7 ft)
  • The Pilot 2 is $375
    about 90 square feet (9x10 ft)
  • The Pilot 3 is $600
    about 140 square feet (11.5x12 ft)

Let us know if we can make you something special in a Pilot. Licensed Design by P. Lynn

Pilot Comparisons

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Licensed & Protected Design by P Lynn.

Pilot Tuning?

Lines and fabric may change after a few first flights -- like a new pair of shoes settes in with wear. For simple "field tuning", I simply gather all the lines in one hand. I adjust the bottom row until the kite is flying straight. Then adjust the top to orient for lift. Then remove the slack from any other lines.

I tie a knot in all the lines, connect a flying line, and send it up to see how the adjustment worked. If correct, I just cut off all the loose bits.

Same works for SkyForms.

Need something to fly your big kite on?
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Looking for tips and instructions for anchoring, and launching lifters?
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BullDog Parafoil:

Part parachute, part airfoil, and known for their incredible lift, these "work horse" parafoils are designed for flying and lofting a show in the toughest conditions.

Rainbow BullDog

The 75 square foot Bulldog was designed tough with durable 1.5 ounce sailcloth and reinforced edging. Deep cells and a low aspect ratio allow it to inflate quickly, lift more gear, and stay aloft in varying winds. Extra tabs along the trailing edge make attaching extra tails easy.

This truly modern kite is shaped when the wind inflates six open cells. The wing is divided by a series of ribs, or risers which create the aerofoil shape in flight. Click here for bridle lengths and tuning.

Keels sewn to the face of the kite maintain lateral stability. The main flying line is attached to a strong multi-legged bridle ststem.

Bulldogs were originally developed for lifting the famed beach shows on the Oregon Coast. Daily performances required easy handling and long-term dependability. Sparless construction means easy storage and transport.

Available in rainbow, warm, or cool color combinations for $350 each

Rainbow Warm Cool

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Super Sled
Super Sled

Super Sled: Here's a solid lifter for all occasions.

This 40 square foot traditional sled measures eight feet wide and five feet tall. It is perfect for displaying tubes, tails, and line decorations.

Attach them to the flying line, or connect to tabs at the base of the kite. The special ram-air design provides increased lift and stability in a wide range of wind conditions. Click here to see the Sled with our Pennant as a tail.

At just $88 each, you won't find a better platform for the money. We're making sleds in red, yellow, and purple - each with black and white accents. Sorry - no customs colors available

Hyper-flexible spars give the kite form, but are virtually indestructable. You can even bend the kite in half for transport!

Flexible Sled Flexible Sled Flexible Sled

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Got a lifter but looking for something to lift??
Don't miss our super cool collection of spinners, tubes and sky snakes.
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Threesomes can be fun! Buy three of our big tubes -- Snakes, Racing Stripes, or Space Socks, and we'll take 20% off the total price.

That's right! You get 300 feet of laundry tubes...and you even get to choose the colors!

Three Tube Special!

Sutton and Snake Tails

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Please Note: Special care is required when flying large and heavy pulling kites or ground devices.

Such care includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Be sure your flying area is clear of people and obstructions.
  • Be sure you are properly anchored.
  • Be sure your flying line is sufficient for the load it is carrying.
  • Be sure you have the ability to retreive your kite after it is launched.

Large kites can be dangerous: When you fly them, you accept responsibility for any accidents that may result. GKPI assumes no liability for injury or damage.